Arthritis is an inflammation of the joints, surrounding tendons, ligaments, and cartilage. Among the oldest known afflictions of human beings, it can affect virtually every part of the body: from the feet, to the knees, back, shoulders, and fingers. The National Institutes of Health reports that about 15 percent of the population today is afflicted with arthritis or a related disorder, and that two hundred thousand children in the United States have some form of the disease.
Apis Mellifica 30X – Swelling or puffing up of various parts, edema, red rosy hue, stinging pains, soreness intolerance of heat and from the slightest touch.
Bryonia Alba 30X – Aching in joints and muscles. Every spot in the body is painful to pressure. Pains are bursting, stitching or heavy sore. The characteristic stitching pains are greatly aggravated by any motion.
Causticum 30X – Manifests its action mainly in chronic rheumatic, arthritic and paralytic disorders. Burning, rawness and soreness are characteristic. Indicated by the tearing, drawing pains in the muscular and fibrous tissues with deformities about the joints.
Colchicum Autumnale 30X – Affects markedly muscles, fibrous tissue, serous membranes, joints, especially the small ones. Stitching, jerking, drawing pains in muscles, periosteum and joints. The parts are red, hot, swollen.
Kalmia Latifolia 30X – The pains are neuralgic with tingling, numbness, trembling or paralytic weakness. Aching, bruised stiff feeling. Dull tearing, crushing pain, moving downwards. Motion brings on complaints.
Ledum Palustre 30X – Affects the fibrous tissue of joints especially small, ankles, tendons, heels and skin, hence it can be called a rheumatic remedy.
Pulsatilla 30X – Wandering pains shift rapidly from one part to another, also with swelling and redness of the joints.
Rhododendron Chrysanthum 30X – A gouty rheumatic remedy, affecting the fibrous tissues, forearm, lower legs, small joints, bones, genitals, nerves, single parts. Rheumatic and gouty symptoms well marked.